Project Analyst and Communications Specialist, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), Minnesota State Legislature

St. Paul, MN

Position Titles: Project Analyst and Communications Specialist 

Organization: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), Minnesota State Legislature

Location: St. Paul, MN

Organization Overview: The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) is seeking a Project Analyst and Communications Specialist. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position that will assist the 17-member LCCMR with its Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) project proposal and funding process, project oversight, and public outreach responsibilities. Work is primarily conducted through information-gathering, evaluation of project work plans, and various communications activities. 

Working for the LCCMR provides a unique opportunity to support legislative-level decision- making about the state’s environment and natural resources. The broad scope of ENRTF funding priorities allows for continual learning across a wide range of issues, including about cutting- edge research to find solutions to pressing problems. We enjoy a unique perspective working with diverse constituencies including from the private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors as well as legislative. Working at LCCMR provides new and interesting challenges, professional growth, and opportunities to deepen your experience and knowledge while working as a member of a supportive and collaborative team.

Position Overview: Assist the LCCMR in making a recommendation for $70 million annually for natural resource projects statewide, using various funding sources, but primarily from the ENRTF. Monitor funded projects for progress, compliance, and outcomes. Develop and implement communications efforts to keep various audiences informed about the LCCMR process, the ENRTF, and the outcomes and accomplishments of funded projects. The portion of this position’s time dedicated to communications may flux but is expected to grow over time.

Minimum Qualifications:  Demonstrated knowledge of environment and natural resources issues and experience with traditional and social media strategy and implementation. Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, communications, or a related field and three years of relevant experience. Alternately, a master’s degree and one year of relevant experience.

Salary/Pay: This is a full-time, unclassified, non-partisan, and benefits-eligible position with limited remote options available through October. The salary recruitment range is $66,400 – $80,000; starting salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Application Deadline: Submit resume and cover letter by 4:30 PM CDT, Friday, October 14

How to Apply: Submit via email to: lcc@lcc.mn.gov or mail to:
LCCMR Project Analyst and Communications Specialist Search Committee,
Legislative Coordinating Commission,
600 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155.